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Dec 3, 2012 10:00am PST
-business and less red tape and access to capital. it wanted a good education system. it is training so businesses can get the right workers. it is best known for its ski resorts and quality of life. the real challenge we have been working on in turning this thing around is to say, how do we become the most pro-business state? california will be more pro- business. oregon will be more pro- business. how to create that competition to be the most pro-business state but to hold ourselves to higher standards. we want to be the best of being pro-business. that focus, trying to get the partisanship to -- our legislators and state voters are one-third independent, republican and democrat and our legislature is almost evenly divided. if we pass our budget last week with 94 of 100 boats. i think we have been successful and beginning to get past the partisanship. this time to quit playing games and finding compromises. >> other specific things you were trying to do to make colorado more business friendly? >> we have efforts in every single agency of state government to cut specific regulations and red tape.
CNN
Nov 28, 2012 9:00pm PST
, where they need the revenue for education and other good causes. >> i know you don't agree with that, but explain to me why you don't agree. >> sure, a lot of folks call this powerball fever. a better name for it is "the swindle flu." powerball, you name any other lottery program. i mean, this is a government program that is based on pushing citizens into deeper personal debt. it is a classic gimmick, and has become the public voice of american government today. and it is a lie. when people say they don' play this as an investment, according to the consumer federation of america, you have one in five americans who think the most practical way to build wealth is to play the lottery. >> yeah, but terry rich -- >> return to america's working class. we turned america's working class into its lottery class. >> okay, terry rich, what do you say to that? you have no way, do you running a lottery, of knowing who is buying these tickets? their demographic, their wealth, anything. you don't really know if they are very poor people who are spending much more than they can afford on a weekly bas
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
at the domestic cuts. educational programs including special education will be cut by $2.3 billion medicare payments to hospitals cut by $5.6 billion. prescription drug benefits lose $591 million. on the defense side, across the board 9.4% cut regardless of the program's merit. defense department operations and maintenance loses $3.9 billion in 2013. air force and navy aircraft purchases get cut by more than $4.2 billion. that is why some are calling cutting with a machete instead of a scalp pull. shep? >> shepard: stocks closed higher after a choppy day of trading. dow industrial average eked out 4 point gain over uncertainty about fiscal cliff thing. weakest spending report since may. a lot of storm out of that. according to the commerce department, spending dropped .2% last month. that's down a point or i sudden say 8% jump in september. analysts blame the super storm as i mentioned. its aftermath could cut economic growth for the rest of the year. syria is more isolated than ever tonight with the internet and phone lines down across the nation for the second straight day. government and
CNN
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
they tend to be ill educated and poorer and those statistics are there, but at the same time aren't they the very people that need a bit of hope. because it is false hope. that is the problem. they take the same amount of money and invest it. and so we are teaching people that a game of chance with low probability of winning is actually the way of winning your destiny today. instead of working hard and leaving laid. >> i want to bring in two men opposite sides of the powerball. it gives false hope and it should be cancelled. >> the option would not allow that, it is important that we continue to talk about the lottery. it is not an in vessvestmeninve. anybody that is spending too much will be the first to say don't play. get help or you know someone that is do that go. every lottery has a website that you are doing well. >> explain to me why you don't agree? >> a lot of folks have been calling this powerball fever. state lotteries represent one of public policy failures of the last 40 years. this is a government program that is based on pushing citizens into personal debt. it has
CNBC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm EST
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CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
," welcome to cramerica. my job is not just to entertain you, but educate you. call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. we interrupt this broadcast to bring you actual news. with the averages hanging in there. dow, nasdaq climbing, you couldn't help but see some stocks are actually at last transcending the gravitational pull of washington, apple, google and amazon. just today gaining at the close of the market. look, i'm as aggravated as you are about the lack of progress over the fiscal cliff. is there progress? is there no progress? are the democrats giving? have the democrats given? the only thing given that i know is the tablet. that's what i want to spend a moment on while we bemoan the farce that is washington. one of the worst aspects of this era where we have to hang on every word of people who frankly aren't actually trying to make us any money, and if anything want to take it from us, is there are companies doing amazing things, so tonight in the interests of some companies that are doing great things that can make you money, i want to celebrate the products of three terrific companies as well a
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
worse. there's no change with education, with infrastructure or health care. corruption, poverty and hunger haven't decreased. >> lehrer: head of the u.n.'s large haiti mission here acknowledges the slow pace but says there has been some progress on the massive rebuilding task, a much smaller number of tent dwellings since last year, for example. >> if haiti were a glass and it's gone from being 10% full to 15% full, let's recognize that without in anyway diminishing the fact that you've still got 85% of the glass full. >> reporter: but fisher says many of the problems were endemic to haiti long before the earthquake. >> what we've seen is people who are in camps because of entrenched poverty. many of these people were hidden before in slums. they're now in the open in camp. that is a function of underdevelopment? it's a function of weak governance. it's a function of lack of alternative. >> reporter: he says one of the biggest problems is that haiti's government crippled by the quake in a corrupt reputation hasn't been able to lay out national priorities for the rebuilding. that
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "power lunch." brian schactman here at the markets desk looking at five below, about a $2 million market cap, the preteen and teen specially retailer. they reported earnings and the stock is up 15% here but it is a pretty fascinating earnings report. eps and revenue were pretty solid but guidance was actually for the most part below consensus. why is it so rocketing to the up side? adjusted operating margin, about triple expectations and comps were 50% better than expectations. those two metrics are pretty important. this was an ipo over the summer and it is about double from its initial public offering. back to you. >> thank you very much, brian. >>> well, president obama making his case for raising taxes on the wealthy during a tour at the toy factory in pennsylvania today. but what are the chances of passing his plan into the divided congress? representative adam schiff is a democrat from california and is a member of the house approp
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
. welcome to cramerica. i'm just trying to save you money. my job is not just to entertain you but educate and teach. call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. dow gaining four points, nasdaq slipped .06%. we can talk all we want about what's going to happen next week in terms of earnings, stocks. and we will. but this time our game plan begins oddly and strangely on a sunday. sunday when the treasury secretary of the united states of america will be on "meet the press addressing the fiscal cliff situation. as a student of secretary geithner who has studied every move i believe he will report we are going to avoid falling over the fiscal cliff and get deal. in part because the two sides aren't that far apart. they sound like they are but they may not be. both sides recognize that we will be in a recession very quickly, maybe even as soon as the second quarter. if they don't compromise. so listen to me. the tax hikes are so severe. [ audience boos ] >> the spending cuts, particularly the cuts to the military, are so draconian even some republicans who think a compromise is a total betrayal, they fear the
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
with manufacturing that have left the u.s. not necessarily people but the education stops producing them. >> that's sad. how do we get that back? sbl well, it is a concerted effort to get them back. with this project that i've talked about where we will do a mac in the united states next year? i think this is a really good another step for us. the consumer electronics world was really never here. so it is not a matter of bringing it back, it is a matter of starting it here. >> good morning. thanks for joining us here. >> reporter: while steve jobs liked to avoid the spotlight, he also thrived on it. it was as if he was selling products that were pieces of his own soul. he was inventor, pitchman and new wave pid piper all in one. big boss coming through. big boss, people. look alive. >> reporter: tim cook is just a different guy. while he believes in the almighty product just as much. >> how are you not steve jobs? >> in many ways. one of the things he did for me that removed a gigantic burden that would have normally existed is he told me on a couple of occasions before he passed away to never qu
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
, fundamental rights of parents to direct the education and the upbringing of their child with h special needs. this could result in forcibly transferring a disabled child from the home to government-run schools if these unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats deem it necessary, even if the senate puts reservations into this treaty." i ask that this letter -- i have two letters i'd ask that would be made a part of the record at this point. that is one of the other once coming from the concerned women of america. i ask that they be made a part of the record at this point in the journal. ferraro ithe presiding officer:s there objection? without objection. mr. inhofe: i have been an advocate of human rights around the world, ensuring that the world is accessible to those with disabilities. however, i do not support the cumbersome regulations and potentially overzealous international organizations with anti-american biases that inch - that infringe upon american society. you know, if we had not passed what i consider to be the gold standard of the disabled world when we passed -- and i do remember at
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 3:00am PST
for education and train science and research. >> any republican who buys this is a fool. republicans have stood for one thing statistically that held them. they are the low tax party. the other guys want to tax to match their reckless spending. if they give it up now in return for nothing, obama wins and high wins big. i understand why the democrats are doing this. they imagine that republicans have no bargaining power today . i say that it is true if republicans resist they will take the blame and that will help democrats in the congress. but obama's never running again. he doesn't care who gets the blame. he is the president and a blame duck. he wants a successful second term. if it starts by going over the cliff it starts with second recession and wrecked second term. >> steve: that's why the president said i would be willing to do anything to get a deal. >> gretchen: it is not a deal. this is what the american public needs to know. this is raising taxos successful people and reducing taxes on the middle class. that is not a deal folks. they will waste your taxpayer dollars and overspend and
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm EST
to go to a better school and get a better education, but i guess that's the court decision for now. kayla, thank you very much for helping out this evening. >>> up next on "kudlow" could the dollar bill be on its way out? congress considering replacing the green back with the $1 coin. why stop there? why not the return of gold coins that are legal tender? we're going to discuss it all next up. >>> welcome back to "the kudlow report." in this half however, well, call it a fiscal cliff economic indicator. year end contract wheeling and dealing has major league baseball in a crash cliff frenzy. and just like baseball, taxes really matter for everything. to avoid next year's expected tax hike, companies are changing the timing of dividends and deals and capital gains and private equity partnerships and a whole lot more all to beat the tax man. >>> congress is tossing around the idea of dropping out of the paper dollar bill for hard coins. the government report finds the move could save taxpayers nearly $4.5 billion over 40 years. on the flip side of that coin is now the time for a retu
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 3:00pm EST
in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. the clash over ethanol accelerating between aaa and renewables fuel industry. aaa is calling on the government to stop forcing gas stations to send a blend of gas called e-15, 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline, saying it could damage car engines as well as void your warranty. >> when i was driving in the minute west this summer i saw e-15 stations available in kansas and nebraska. it prompted renewable fuels association to fire back at aaa insinuating the auto club has become a mouthpiece for the oil industry. let's sort this out. president and ceo of aaa, and president of renewable fuel association. what specifically does e-15 do to harm vehicles? what is it you're suggesting here? >> well, first of all, we've done some research that shows that 95% of the american motorists don't know what e-15 is and don't actually know whether they should be putting it in the tank of their car. and the auto manufacturers have advised us that 95% of the vehicles on the roads today in t
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 7:00pm EST
of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> the early dividends announced by some companies to avoid higher tax rates are paying off for the ceos and their investors. take larry ellison. he's the ceo of oracle. they are paying dividends three quarters ahead. that means a payday for mr. ellison of $198 million. his shareholders will also do very well and i wish them all happy holidays to beat the tax man. now, president obama wants higher revenues and higher tax rates but you know it often doesn't work out that way. in fact from kennedy to reagan to clinton to w. bush lower tax rates frequently increased tax revenues, particularly at the upper end of the income stream. so here now to discuss this we have cnbc contributor keith boykin a former clinton white house aide and forbes media chairman steve forbes author of freedom manifesto, why free markets are moral and big government is not. love that. hey steve and keith. keith boykin i'll give yo
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am EST
research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. [ticking] >> the 20-year-old steve jobs returned to northern california after trekking through india for several months in 1974. with his friend steve wozniak, he started building and peddling a primitive computer for hobbyists. in 1976, with a $1,300 investment, they founded apple computer in his parents' garage. >> explain to me how somebody who was a hippie, a college dropout, somebody who drops l.s.d. and marijuana goes off to india and comes back deciding he wants to be a businessman. >> jobs has within him sort of this conflict, but he doesn't quite see it as a conflict, between being hippie-ish and antimaterialistic but wanting to sell things like wozniak's board, wanting to crea
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. to a currency market for everyone. the potential of fxcm unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. the potential of yelp unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. >>> no fiscal cliff deal without raising taxes on the rich. that's what treasury secretary timothy geithner told steve lease son. steve joins us from the white house with more on this. >> melissa, thanks very much. interesting comments from the treasury secretary who laid out the negotiating position of the administration in ways that it hadn't before, at least not explicitly as they had. what i want to play here is the sound from the interview and i'm going to put my question in there too just so you understand exactly what the treasury secretary was responding to when it comes to the position of the administration on walking away or letting the country go over the fiscal cliff without tax hikes for the wealthy. here it is. >> i want to underst
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
, many foreign nationals have come to this country to be educated at our colleges and universities. specifically in the s.t.e.m. areas in the graduate education programs. the bill that we passed will allow these individuals to have a green card if they get a diploma. >> democrats in the white house oppose the bill. it's likely doa in the senate. >> if you support this bill, you're saying that one group of immigrants is better than another. we take away visas and the only means of legal immigration from 50,000 people who may not have ph.d.s or master's degrees. talk about picking winners and losers. >> joining us now is the congressman who introduced the bill. it seems to solve a couple of problems at once. it keeps highly skilled tech work workers here in the country. it makes it easier for them to keep their families here. it's not comprehensive immigration reform, but it seems like a step in the right direction. yet of course the democrats don't approve. why not do you think? >> well, because they don't want to really solve the immigration problem. if you understand what's happen
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
. that is deviating away from what the real problems in education are. if you know that finland has the number one school system in the world and part of that process is making the standards so rigorous and they only the best of the best and same time they pay significantly more for teachers and once they earned that title. they earned complete autonomy over the class roommate. part of the problem we have so much regulation and mandates and we are dictated to how to teach in our classrooms. what is the point in making standards when we don't have the option to use professional judgment as it am is. >> steve: thank you very much for joining us on the wednesday morning from beautiful orlando, florida. thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> gretchen: we have a hypochrissy alert. remember michael moor's latest ovie bashing tax rate breaks. >> steve: and a big secret and writing a letter to his younger self as a warning for others not to do the same thing. coach k will reveal that letter with brian next on "fox and friends" ♪ ♪ than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, bu
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
the american people to go along with and probably needs to be more of an education process to say look at the numbers, here are the numbers. we haven't heard that. >> i think that's right. remember, we do elect representatives of the people. they should understand it. when you are running at a trillion dollar plus deficit every year and have $16 trillion worth of debt, it is 100% of gdp, that's a signal we have to do something. so i wouldn't expect all the american people that haven't had much exposure to this stuff to be fully cognizant. i hope the representatives are. >> but do you have people that say there is not a problem here. some -- like paul krugman who is a nobel prize-winning economist knows more than people on the street were doing this, he says you shouldn't be doing this at this point. >> i think that paul krugman is -- remarkable record of being wrong a lot of times. and -- i know that he has been -- nobel laureate and i won't be. but i think there's -- any serious person recognizes there is a problem here and we have to do something about it. >> how come we are still no
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am EST
into education, into science, into infrastructure as well and he'll be talking about the infrastructure initiatives including more must be for small to medium size businesses, more money for power stations as well. but it really looks like he's got very little room for maneuver. the opposition, he'll get that and say this is your fault, these are your policies. mr. osbourne will turn around and say look what's turning around you. look what's going on in the financial sector. look what's going on in the eurozone as well where unemployment is actually on the surface much worse than it is in the united kingdom. so it's going to be the usual ding dong battle of theatre. but i doubt we'll see many new initiatives that haven't been leaked already, ross. >> yeah, you only have to read the papers today and everything seems to be in there. i think you've done a very good two and a half-minute analysis of everything we might get. well-done. we'll come back to you later. get a cup of coffee, stay warm. julian joins us with his own thoughts. steve got into all the details. he's laid it all out for
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
fund education. last year the california lottery contributed more than $1.1 billion to california schools. >> new this morning just hours ago lindsey lohan was arrested again. new york city police arrested her early this morning. they say she punched a woman in the face at a nightclub. here is new video of her. now she is facing charges of third degree assault. if she is charged with this crime it could trigger yet another probation violation. >>> two military veterans and their wives are filing a lawstrain crash in texas that happened during a veteran's parade. four veterans were killed, more than a dozen were hurt when a train slammed in to their parade float earlier this month. the lawsuit is siting gross negligence by the railroad company and by the driver of the float. >> a new online donation site is established by former high school classmates of two sisters killed in a horrible crash on black friday. the 24-year-old and 20-year-old died when their family's suv crashed into a parked chp cruiser on highway 101 in palo alto. two other sisters and the parents were injured. f
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
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CNN
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
, while still being automobile to invest in things -- able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth, and if we're going to protect middle-class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian joins us live from washington this morning. nice to have you with us. >> good to see you. >> what's the next move for republicans, dan? >> well, you know, i think republicans are in a difficult spot here. one of the sticking points is this $800 billion in new tax revenue. this is part of speaker john boehner's proposal. it doesn't call for more taxes on the wealthy, but it does call for eliminating some deductions, closing loopholes. nonetheless, there are some conservatives who are pushing back on this. they think that this will hurt job growth and these are conservatives who are backed by the tea party. they're outright rejecting it. what you're seeing here developing is that republicans are not speaking with one voice. >> republicans should not be con
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 10:00am PST
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FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
hurting the growth of the infrastructure and education of our people and the pillar, the pillars of our economic strength. >> bret: that is a message, steve, we cut enough. yesterday, i should point out that senator reid meant to say $1 trillion. not one $1 billion on the sound bite we played to be fair to him. but nancy pelosi is clearly saying we're done. >> you see this in the comments that the democratic members of the house made to the public. big argue in politico, not refrenching on entitlement. that is not going to work. if that he are not willing to give on more spending the republicans are increasingly thinking fine. go over the cliff then. you take us over the cliff. >> bret: what leverage do republicans have? >> republicans don't have a lot of leverage. this is the disagreement with charles on his take on what leverage republicans have. i don't think they have much leverage. if the question is sign up for tax increases, so that you can have a terrible deal that doesn't do anything to reign in entitlement and doesn't make serious spending cuths you are seeing more and more re
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >> the obama administration will look different as the president enters a second term in january. top cabinet members and advisors are headed for the exits. who are the replacement and what impact on the foreign policy. doug has more for us in washington. >> foremost is who will replace hillary clinton as secretary of state? the white house signaled that un ambassador susan rice will be the choice . this week, the president voiced ut most confidence in her. >> susan rice is extraordinary . couldn
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am EST
a big difference. so our people are looking at it, we're helping them, we're educating them, but i think decisions are going to be held on how we're going to handle it until after all the rules have been released. >> it would make a big difference because you have so many seasonal workers for 90 days versus the year? >> yeah, just overall cost. as you look at the turnover and all the rest of it, it's going to make some difference to us. there's a 30-hour limit, but there's been some discussion as to whether or not that could be 35. 35 would clearly be better. so i mean, there's just a lot of these rules that are yet to be written and i think they're going to have a big impact on how people are going to approach it. >> so, patrick, let me try to take this from a difference direction from a democratic perspective. i'm not trying to be difficult. but there are two ways to look at the mandate that goes with the employees. one s a burden on business. the other is it's an opportunity for business to attract and keep employees, particularly in seasonal jobs that are difficult to fill. is there
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm EST
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CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm EST
at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> after steve jobs died in 2011, there was an outpouring of gratitude from his fans for the way his inventions changed their lives. among the most passionate are parents of children with severe forms of autism, especially those who can't speak and appear hopelessly locked inside themselves. those parents often say these kids understand more and know more than they're able to communicate. well, now with the help of the ipad and other tablet computers, some of those parents are finding out they were right. as lesley stahl first reported in october 2011, it turns out that with specially designed applications, or apps, these computers are helping to unlock the isolation of people like joshua hood. >> imagine spending your life having conversations like this. "p." "l." having to poke out words on a laminated piece of paper one letter at time. "c," plastic. it was so frustrating for josh, his mother, nancy, says he would often give up and retreat int
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
in education and infrastructure, things that are good for the long-term growth prospects of this economy. we're going to look at the overall mix through that basic prism. >> i want to ask one final question about leadership. the center piece of your stance on the negotiations is to raise taxes on the wealthy. >> that's not the center piece of our plan. the center piece is a balanced mix of spending reforms and tax reforms that preserve the ability for us to invest in things that are absolutely essential to our ability to grow in the future. >> but so far, when it comes to raising taxes on the wealthy, one thing we know about that from all the polls is it's very popular. it's not something in which you're expending political capital to make that happen. tell me again where the president is exercising leadership -- >> i wouldn't say it's ever popular. look at the history of american politics the last 30 years or the last 40 years. never popular to do what this president did, which is to try to explain why it's important for there ato be a modest amoun of tax increases on wealthy americans. we'
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
the availability of the resources to solve that problem. i think we need an education program by learned scholars to help us getting this word out to america. i think that is essential, because it's coming on very, very fast. there are things that are happening we take for granted. as an example, we take for granted the fact that we can move thousands and thousands of marines and sailors and soldiers and their equipment overseas without any burden to our economy. not true. the truth of the matter is it's a tremendous burden to our economy to have a national security policy that defends the country that we love so much. so i think without having the ability and the willingness to get out and give the american public forums such as this, and you're there to help us in giving the americans the answers to some of the very difficult and very cogent questions which they ask. i want to take this opportunity to thank robby for what he does . i met robby some years ago when he found my bottom office in an office building and came in, and we had a chat and i said, my goodness, this fellow knows what he's t
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 3:00pm PST
to take my baby. ♪ aids will not take our future. ♪ our weapons are testing... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >> i have never done a fox news alert involving kim kardashian. this is a first. breaking news out of the arab kingdom of bahrain. the a.p. reporting kardashian apparently spawn ago violent protest. riot police firing tear gas to disburse more than 50 hard line protesters there to denounce her presence in the gulf kingdom. the clashes taking place just before kardashian was set to open a bahrain branch of her millions of milk shakes shop. an associated press journalist saw protesters chanting, god is great, near the shopping complex about 12 miles south of the capitol. we will keep you posted. >> arthel: it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news. flood warnings issued for parts of northern california as another powerful storm heads towards the area. mudslides also a concern as the ground remains saturated from previous storms. former president george h.w. bush remains in stable condition at a housto
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >>> roundtable time now. george will is off. glad to have cokie roberts here. also dan senor. steve rattner and two congressmen, congressman tom cole of oklahoma, also a member of the republican leadership, and keith ellison, chair of the progressive caucus. cokie, tim geithner said they're making progress. >> congressman cole does, too. >> i want to hear that. >> but it hasn't been a very encouraging week for people who think that the fiscal cliff is not something that we want to go over and i think that the president's proposal that was put on the table was something that republicans were not going to accept, even close to accept, so it had the air of bizarre. you know, bargaining. but put a really high price out there so that when you start the negotiating -- >> when will the real negotiating begin? congressman cole? >> i want to thank the president and secretary geithner for reuniting and re-energizing the republican caucus. because that offer -- they must think that john boehner is santa claus,
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
, he is -- he's a real leader. he's really smart. he's very well educated, has a graduate degree. he was raised all over the world because his parents were both in the military, both of them. and he has these core values. he was elected captain by his teammates as a rookie quarterback early on because he's signified this. i mean, this is a guy who helped put six points on the board after fumbling, a rare fumble, if you saw that play on monday night. >> yeah. >> sort of a weird play. we were all screaming, you know, that was a fumble! because obviously, if it hadn't been, it wouldn't have been six points. mike, he is really a very special character. this is not just spin. >> sam stein, i realize you went to school in the woods up there in dartmouth, but the idea of living in a metropolitan area, washington, d.c., where nearly everyone is obsessed with a single individual, the quarterback of the washington redskins, is incredible. >> andrea says this is not spin, but she's literally spinning. it's unbelievable, she's so happy with this guy. he fumbles correctly, this man walks on water
Current
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
an educated, open discussion about how we can get guns out of the wrong hands. >> you'll be back at 10:00, an hour from now. joe carter, thank you very much. >>> the man who took this picture, a 58-year-old father pushed on to the tracks as the train was speeding toward him. there was nothing he could do, the photographer said, to save the man. >> it's not as if i wran to the post and said hey i have a photograph you may be interested in. if the same thing happened again under the same circumstances whether i had a camera or not and i ran toward it, there is no way i could rescue mr. han. what really surprises me is the people who were maybe 100 feet or 150 feet away from mr. han, they did not reach out to help him. >> police are now questioning another man. they say he implicated himself in the incident. mary snow has been following this story from new york. [ bleep ]. >> take your [ bleep ] over there. >> reporter: why exactly these men were fighting is unclear. moments after this video obtained by the new york police was recorded, 58-year-old ki-suk han was pushed on to the subway.
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
level. there are models, social policy, education, welfare that have had some success out in the country that reflects conservative ideas. match that with the researchers in washington that to the policy work for heritage. connell: i think a lot of people will hear or read about this today and think about the conversation we have been having about the future of the republican party. does the tea party still have, you know, lindsey graham just put a statement out saying he is very disappointed that demint is leaving. the conservative movement lost a strong voice. he will do a great job at heritage. is this part of that story? >> i think senator demint believes that the republican message going into the election was a strong one. it just simply was not well articulated. i agree with senator demint. i do not believe that the republican party has to transform its position and become more moderate. take an idea like economic growth. the difference between 2% growth and 3.5% is a different like night and day. senator demint told me he started his career as a market researcher and advertising.
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 8:00am PST
organized, more trained and educated in the ways to provoke terror. how much of a threat do they pose us? a lot of what we're talking about seems to be in the middle east. a threat against the embassy in jordan, the chaos in syria. what about those attacks coming to us here? >> history is a perfect lesson, right? if we don't learn from history shame on us. in the beginning when we were targeting usama bin laden and indicted him here in new york, in 1998, june of 1998 before the east african embassy bombings, everybody was saying who the heck are al qaeda bin laden. they're in the middle east and fighting in afghanistan and so forth. the moment they were able to set a training facility, command-and-control, then they're going to start focusing on us. jenna: what do we do? >> i think we have to pay attention to these kind of things. we have to pay attention to what is happening in syria. what is happening in iraq. jenna: does that mean get involved and get involved more now? >> we can get involved not necessarily militarily. we can get involved from intelligence. we can analyze the situati
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 1:00pm PST
for public education to pay for private school tuition for thousands of low and middle income children. governor jindal calling the ruling, quote, wrong headed. he vows to appeal. >> heather: coming up, a new study linking a specific food that you may eat to an increased risk for diabetes. the results of this new research and what it means for your diet, up next with dr. siegle. [ male announcer ] more than a security system, adt can help you turn on a few lights. access cameras from anywhere to help you keep an eye on things. even bring family in from the cold when you're not there. now get the advanced technology of adt starting at just $99 and save $300. with adt, you get 24/7 fast response monitoring that helps protect you from burglary, fire, and high levels of carbon monoxide. plus remote access to your home. even control your thermostat to help save energy and money. get adt installed starting at just $99. that's a $300 savings. you may even save up to 20% on your homeowners insurance. for everything that matters most. adt. always there. >> heather: a study linking high fructose
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
with the revenues and tax reform and we will have to invest in things like education and infrastructure that's falling apart in this country but we have to do all three together and no one wants to do all three. they are all still positioning and it's like the campaigns have never ended. the wall is coming. plan a is going to take place january 1 and it's going to be a bumpy road if we are unable to get down the path. there's a lot of conversation, but it's time now, people say let's kick it off a little bit. we know the answer. it is going to be no fun making the decisions. that's the problem. everyone doesn't want to make a decision that makes people upset. well, we've got a 40-year headache that's accumulated, a huge debt and deficit and we are just going to have to make some stuff calls. we have to do it now. >> one of your colleagues we played earlier, republican lindsey graham said he thinks there's been a political calculations and we're going to go over the fiscal cliff. he doesn't think a deal gets done. where do you put the odds at this point? >> well, you know, it's a great questi
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